1997

May 11, 1997

2021-09-11T15:59:25-04:00May 11th, 1997|1997, Baltimore Sun, Resources|

May 11, 1997 25 Years Ago Farmer's Market Committee Led By Taneytown Woman—A county farmer's market is being planned for possible opening in June at the Agricultural Center according to county agent Robert E. Jones. Mrs. Charles Null of Taneytown is heading a committee to complete details for the operation of a county farmers market at [...]

May 4, 1997

2021-09-11T15:57:24-04:00May 4th, 1997|1997, Baltimore Sun, Resources|

May 4, 1997 25 Years Ago UNION BRIDGE CENTENNIAL—The 100-year Centennial Celebration for the town of Union Bridge will begin on Friday evening, May 12 at 7 p.m. At that time a parade including antique cars, Civil War Memorial marching units, beauty contest finalists and National Brewery Shire Horses and Antique Wagon will begin at the [...]

April 27, 1997

2021-09-11T15:52:19-04:00April 27th, 1997|1997, Baltimore Sun, Resources|

April 27, 1997 25 Years Ago Council Uncovers 1884 Ordinance To Protect Union Bridge Signs—The Union Bridge Council has located an 1884 ordinance which Officer Francis McCann will enforce against persons damaging town signs. "I want something to back me up" the officer told the town council April 24. He described how signs are being bent [...]

April 20, 1997

2021-09-11T15:50:01-04:00April 20th, 1997|1997, Baltimore Sun, Resources|

April 20, 1997 25 Years Ago Water Colorist Exhibits In Baltimore—Hampstead artist, Rose W. Doster is exhibiting a painting entitled, "Hampstead Railroad Station" with the Baltimore Water Color Club, at the Turner Auditorium, Johns Hopkins, Madison and Rutland Streets, Baltimore. The Show is open, free to the public and will run thru April 28. Henry Casser [...]

April 13, 1997

2021-09-11T15:48:10-04:00April 13th, 1997|1997, Baltimore Sun, Resources|

April 13, 1997 25 Years Ago Boys Need Men With Baseball Know-How—Kids all over town are getting baseball fever. Temperatures are running high. The kids need help - Coaches, Managers, trainers, assistants. Taneytown has a long history of baseball players, teams, fans. There are "old timers" and avid baseball fans of all ages around town, many [...]

April 6, 1997

2021-09-11T15:46:06-04:00April 6th, 1997|1997, Baltimore Sun, Resources|

April 6, 1997 25 Years Ago Manchester Students Are Top Winners In Arbor Day Contest—Barbara Bosley, a fifth grade student and Michael Rittase; both of Manchester Elementary School, returned to class following the Easter vacation to discover that they had won First and Second Place in the second division of the annual Arbor Day Contest. Barbara, [...]

March 30, 1997

2021-09-11T15:44:09-04:00March 30th, 1997|1997, Baltimore Sun, Resources|

March 30, 1997 25 Years Ago Union Bridge Council Prays Before Tacking Town Business — Prayer became standard operating procedure, Monday, March 27 at the Union Bridge Town Council meeting, followed by approval of a plan to convert a bar into an apartment, a decision to sell the city truck to the highest bidder and discussion [...]

March 23, 1997

2021-09-11T15:42:02-04:00March 23rd, 1997|1997, Baltimore Sun, Resources|

March 23, 1997 25 Years Ago State Asked To Accelerate Route 30 By-pass — The County Commissioners have asked a one-year acceleration in right-of-way purchases for the proposed Route 30 by-pass around Manchester and Hampstead. In a request to the State Highway Administration, the commissioners asked that $198,000 be shifted from the 1973-77 projections for work [...]

March 16, 1997

2021-09-11T15:36:44-04:00March 16th, 1997|1997, Baltimore Sun, Resources|

March 16, 1997 25 Years Ago Today's Paper Has Community Fallout Shelter Plan — The new community fallout shelter plan for Carroll County is included in this newspaper. According to the County commissioners, "The information developed in the plan could save the lives of thousands of persons in the event of attack. "This information has been [...]

March 9, 1997

2021-09-11T15:31:49-04:00March 9th, 1997|1997, Baltimore Sun, Resources|

March 9, 1997 25 Years Ago St. Joseph's Closing School Doors This Summer — St. Joseph's parochial school will close following this semester. The school, situated with St. Joseph's Church on Route 194 in Taneytown, has been hit by a lack of teachers which is affecting the Maryland parochial system. More than 70 children affected by [...]

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